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Building Blocks for Business Capital

Building Blocks for Business Capital is an entrepreneurial program focused on business growth, financial management and capital infusion for business owners and artisans. The program consists of training workshops and webinars on the financial aspects of business ownership including; financial management, budgeting, recordkeeping, business credit, risk management, insurance, tax planning and reporting, managing cash flow, financial statement analysis, and securing financing. A mobile funding clinic which provides one-on-one business counseling to review sources of funding, the application processes and business planning. The goal of the Building Blocks for Business Capital program is to promote the growth and accessibility of new capital for businesses in distressed urban and rural communities, and provide business owners with the tools to access capital, sustain and grow their businesses.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.


Upcoming Events

  • Jun
    13

    Webinar: Finance Your Business with an SBA-Guaranteed Loan

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Fee: Free
    Location: Online

    Let the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship (CWE), a Women’s Business Center (WBC) help grow your small business opportunity by attending this webinar.
    SBA-guaranteed loans can be used for a variety of business purposes, including starting or expanding an existing business. When a bank thinks your business is too risky to lend money, the SBA may guarantee your loan — that way the bank has less risk and could be more willing. Use Lender Match to find lenders who offer SBA-guaranteed loans.

    Webinar Topics:
    - Start and Grow your Business with Chatham CWE & Funding Clinic
    - The SBA in your neighborhood
    - SBA Lending Basics & Loan Programs: 504 loan, 7(a) loan & Microloan
    - Lender Match Demonstration
    - Answers to your questions

    Presenter: Lynn Ann Vozniak, Lender Relations Specialist, … more info